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Self immolation in Gujarat claims three lives

Ahmedabad: A slum clearance drive undertaken by Rajkot Mahanagar Palika compelled 5 persons of a family (three women and two men) to resort to self immolation. While three persons succumbed to burn injuries two are battling for their life. Congress gave a Rajkot bandh call following the incident which was observed by educational institutions and business establishments. The Mayor sanctioned ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh to kins of the deceased.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 May 2013 on page no. 14

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